The Terriers (11-17-3, 9-13-3 Hockey East) put up a solid effort on senior night against fifth-ranked Northeastern (29-2-1, 23-2-1 HE), but the stronger team prevailed.
Author: Daily Free Press Admin
Although the compete and drive was there for the Terriers Friday night, their offensive struggles continued in a 4-1 loss to the Merrimack Warriors (16-12-1, 11-8-0 HE).
The Boston University women’s hockey team (11-17-3, 9-13-3 Hockey East) will close out their regular season with a home and home series against the No.5 Northeastern University Huskies (28-2-1, 22-2-1 HE) this weekend.
The No.5 Boston University men’s hockey team (20-8-0, 14-4-0 Hockey East) fell 4-2 to the Boston College Eagles (10-12-6, 5-8-5 HE) in the smaller stage of the second Monday in February, the first back-to-back loss for BU this season.
For the first time in the tournament’s 70 iterations, the Terriers and Eagles will compete against each other in the consolation round. Puck drop is set for 4:30pm at TD Garden.
BU generated an offensive onslaught in the final minutes in Saturday’s showdown with Boston College, but it wasn’t enough. The Eagles (18-12-1, 15-10-0 Hockey East) survived, eking out a 2-1 win over the Terriers (10-16-3, 9-12-3 HEA) at Walter Brown Arena.
The worst thing the Terriers did on Monday was score. Injecting a comatose Dog Pound with all that false hope so late in the game.
The Boston University Women’s Hockey Team (10-16-3, 9-13-3 Hockey East), riding a seven-game point streak, looked to carry their momentum against one of the toughest opponents in all of college hockey.
Having been unbeaten in their last six games, the Boston University women’s hockey (10-15-3, 9-12-3 Hockey East) team looks to capitalize on their momentum in a Beanpot battle against the No. 5 Northeastern University (25-2-1, 21-2-1 HE) Huskies.
The Boston University men’s hockey team has fileted opposing defenses with speed and shiftiness all season long. On Monday night, Northeastern unearthed an antidote: unrelenting physicality.